Alfred Simpson

Title

Alfred Simpson

Subject

Information Wanted Ads

Description

Alfred Simpson searching for his mother Nellie Simpson.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

February 16th, 1882

Coverage

Youngstown, OH
Culpepper Co., VA
MO (Missouri)

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED OF MY MOTH-
er. She was owned by James Colvin,
in Culpepper Co., Va. seven miles from
Culpepper C H. in 1843. Her name was
Nellie Simpson She had a brother by the
name Stanton Simpson, a blacksmith, who
worked for James Colvin, my mother's
master. My mother was taken to the State
of Missouri about the same time by James
Corthan. My brother, Champ Simpson,
died from the effects of having a fork
plunged into his eye about the year 1848
I have not heard from my mother since
Any person knowing any thing to lead to
the finding of her will recieve the heartfelt
thanks of Alfred Simpson, Youngstown, O.
216 4t.

State

Ohio
Virginia
Missouri

Files

Simpson.TIF

Tags

Citation

“Alfred Simpson,” Information Wanted Ads, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), February 16th, 1882, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 7, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/685.

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